UMass Hoops Gets First NCAA Berth On This Date In 1962 - UMass Athletics

UMass Hoops Gets First NCAA Berth On This Date In 1962

A whopping 109-62 win over New Hampshire on March 3, 1962 gave the UMass basketball team its first-ever Yankee Conference crown and its first NCAA Tournament Berth. The point total was a school record at the time as was the margin of victory. UMass fell in the NCAA First Round to New York University 70-50 in a game played at the Palestra in Philadelphia.

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